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I need to have advice on how to take photos of spider webs. Does anyone have any tips that work? Nothing has been turning out for me.
By Robyn Fed from Tri-Cities, TN
I've had the best luck early in the morning when they are covered with dew, and the sun is hitting them at an angle. Beautiful -
You should consider using flash to illuminate the web and bring out detail in the spider's body. If you only use the available light, the web and spider may be rendered quite dark.
You may also consider using a mist bottle to spray a fine mist of water on the web, to create a dew effect. If the web was outdoors, you could just shoot it early in the day when it is coated in morning dew, but you can suffice.
I have spritzed them with water in order to make them show up better; just using a hand pump container (like Windex bottle).
Spraying with water to high-light them, then put something dark behind the to reveal their beauty will help. I tried this and it works.